SUNBURY, Pa. — Weis Markets said Thursday that net earnings improved 7.7% to $20 million in its fiscal first quarter behind increased store productivity and cost controls. Sales for the 13-week period, which ended March 31, increased 0.3% to $661.6 million. Comparable-store sales improved by 0.9%. Weis attributed improved store level efficiencies, increased productivity, disciplined promotions and a decrease in depreciation expenses for improving its profits while milder winter ...

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